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This page contains links to information and resources relevant to the Division 33 of Cal-Nev-Ha District of Kiwanis International.
Cal-Nev-Ha Division 33 was formed in 1962 from part of Division 18.
On October 8, 2015, Div. 33 Lt. Governors Retirement & Installation Dinner was held at Taft Petroleum Club, and the MC was IPP Taft Kiwanis Club Rodney Wikoff. Taft HS Jazz band provided opening entertainment. Taft's 100th Oildorado provided dancers & Sheriff's Posse who jailed the 2015-16 Officers. 2011-12 CNHD Gov. Richard Olmstead, Jr. retired 2014-15 Lt. Gov. Greg Mudge (Taft) and reinstalled him for 2015-16 Year. Retiring 2014-15 Lt. Gov. Greg Mudge thanked with a slide show: Div. 33 Committee Chairs, Club Presidents, Secretaries & Treasurers and Region 11 Trustee Carol Farris (2014-16). Also, Lt. Gov. Greg Mudge retired & installed Taft Kiwanis Club Officers & Directors with Vicki Scholefield as President. In attendance from Div. 33 Clubs were: Delano (3), Kern (4), Oildale (2), South (3), Taft (22/14), & Westchester (5). Other guests attending were: 2011-12 Cal-Nev-Ha District Gov. Richard Olmstead, Jr. & Region 11 Trustee Carole Farris. Photos, Program & Flyer (Left)
On April 21, 2016, eleven 2015-16 Distinguished Service Awards were presented by CNH Dist. Gov. Cherice Gilliam & LG Greg Mudge to the following: Delano - Gary Girard; Downtown Bakersfield 3-2-1 - Pres. Christine Lizardi Frazier; Kern - Ken Gibson; Oildale - Pres. David Coburn; Rosedale - Kelly Berg; Shafter - Phillip Jimenez; South Bakersfield - Sec. Chris Pawlowski; Taft - Michael Chiaeamonte; Tehachapi - Joe Beckmann; and Westchester - Ruben & Frances Rosales. DSA present in Bold
1973-74 Div. 33 Lt. Gov. Wendall Kinney (Kern) is honored for writing the word and music of the official published "Hail Kiwanis" song. (Middle) Word, Music & Singers
PSDLG John Stephenson (Kern) is the 1st recipient of the "Stephenson Award of Excellence - Dedicated to all those who serve KIWIN'S with their hearts", and 2003-04 KIWIN'S Governor Vanessa Porter presented retiring District Administrator John with this award at the 28th District Convention in the Irvine Marriott Hotel on April 17, 2004. (Right) At the 87th Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha District Convention in Reno, NV on August 24, 2007, John was presented the Bert Shoemaker Award by Chair Paul Formosa. On May 18, 2008, Vanessa Porter graduated from Boston University with a B.A. in Biology plus a Specialization in Ecology and Conservation Biology. She received the coveted Scarlet Key Award which is the highest honor a student can receive. On July 7, 2010, she completed 2 years in Honduras serving the Peace Corps. She wrote "The guidance you've given me has truly shaped who I am today." I hope others would have many "Kiwanis moments" that I have had with the Service Leadership Program (SLP).
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